Dr. Todd Heilskov, MD

Dr. Todd Heilskov, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(4)
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Dr. Todd Heilskov, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1501 50th St Ste 133

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 222-6400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Heilskov performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 89% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
high
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Intraocular Melanoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Migraine
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Injection Therapy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Tucson Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heilskov has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heilskov's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heilskov to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Heilskov's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Mason City, IA
Excellent communication. Explains things in lay terms without being condescending. Goes the extra mile to help and follow up after surgery. Ideal Doctor!
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